Expensive living at old age for challenged individuals

One cannot really imagine the living costs required by a challenged person to survive in an expensive place like Los Angels. It can cost much more than the annual income of an average individual if the individual is in put under in-home care services. In addition, the expenses incurred for long-term care along with other basic needs like accommodation and food would result in higher cost which may not be easily affordable by a normal working class family. Since the average life span of an individual has increased, any country’s most vulnerable citizens are its seniors especially if they are […]

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Long Term Health Care Plans

Reports have been released that the Americans can purchase long term health care insurance from the government for about $65 a month. In the long run, this health plan is expected to be highly beneficial for those disabled people to pay for the services where they require support by remaining in their own homes instead of shifting to nursing homes for assistance. Individuals can enroll into this long term medical insurance plan for best benefits from their early working years and start paying nominal premiums. Once they continue to pay premiums for 5 years continuously, they can avail health care […]

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Canadian healthcare system – a hot topic in health care reform

The Canadian healthcare system was a major topic of discussion in the past weeks when the massive reforms in health care were discussed. President Barack Obama expects the legislation for the health reform by the month of October this year as the House of Representatives hope to finally vote on their plans for health reform by the end of the current month. Discussions have been on to bring up a health insurance plan from the government which competes aggressively with private insurance policies currently offered for medical insurance. If the health reform plan becomes successful, it is estimated that about […]

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Medigap insurance policy are very satisfactory to the policyholders

According to a national survey report released by AHIP (America’s Health Insurance) and BCBSA (Blue Cross Blue Shield Association), the people who have purchased Medigap policies are satisfied with the coverage benefits provided by the plan. Seniors find it worth the value of their hard earned money as the policy covers medical emergencies that are too expensive. 88% of the Medigap policyholders have mentioned that they are satisfied with the services whereas 62% have reported that they are very satisfied. In addition, 87% of the people mentioned that they would recommend these policies to their relatives or friends. About 10 […]

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American Doctors requested to cooperate for US Health Reform

The US President, Barack Obama, addressed the delegates of the American Medical Association (AMA) during the 158th meeting which was held in Chicago. He envisioned a medical system which would encompass the best practises, bring in more transparency to the costing structure and provide incentives for excellent service and performance. The Congress wants to take steps towards reforming the healthcare plans and bring in more options which would help in reducing the costs of the health insurance policies. The doctors may also have to cooperate for this initiative to be successful. The Republicans are sceptical about this proposal as competitive […]

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Pittsburgh Radon Mitigation (412) 261-1975: PA Hotline for Remediation Testing Reduction

http://www.Pittsburgh-Radon-Mitigation.com/ /EIN News/ According to Air Quality Mitigation, all homes should be tested for radon. If the radon reading in your home is 4 or higher, you should take action to reduce the levels. For more information about reducing the levels of this dangerous in your home, call (412) 261-1975. Some of the Western Pennsylvania areas at risk are Pittsburgh, Butler, Allison Park, Sewickley, Monroeville, Cranberry Twp Township, Greensburg, Bethel Park, Gibsonia, Wexford, Coraopolis, Irwin, McKeesport, Bridgeville, Mars, Aliquippa, Glenshaw, Export, and Beaver Falls. Radon Remediation or Mitigation Systems are very common in these areas. According to most major health […]

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Ensign Group Names Snapper As CFO

May 12, 2009 (FinancialWire) The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG) has appointed Suzanne D. Snapper to succeed CFO Alan J. Norman, who is retiring. Snapper has been serving as the vice president of finance for an Ensign subsidiary that operates the companys service center. Norman plans to transition the CFO role to Snapper over a period of around 90 days, to coincide with the anticipated filing of the companys second quarter 2009 10-Q. Snappers appointment will become fully effective at the time of the filing. As VP of finance, Snapper played a role in taking the company public in 2007. […]

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PruHealth Reveals Stressed Lifestyles Increasing During Recession

PruHealth research shows that the nation appears to be stuck in a downward spiral of unhealthy lifestyles as stressed Britons look to save time and money by cutting back on exercise and healthy foods. LONDON, ENGLAND, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — PruHealth’s bi-annual Vitality Index* – which tracks the nation’s health trends – has revealed that the health of the nation has declined by two points since July 2008 to a health rating of just 59%. Nearly one in five (18%) Brits now admit they live unhealthy lifestyles, an increase of four per cent in just six months.** In the […]

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What You Should Do and Know About the Flu

With all the publicity about so-called “swine” flu, one of the best things anyone can do is be armed with the facts. EDWARDSVILLE, IL, May 08, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT) has compiled information from a variety of sources in order to help its members, and the public at large, to know (1) precisely what they are facing and (2) what they should do about it. First, some statistics: In the U.S., an estimated 25-50 million cases of the flu are reported each year — leading to 150,000 hospitalizations and 30,000-40,000 deaths yearly. Worldwide, […]

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The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS) Named One of Utah’s Best Places to Work, Wins Coveted Award for Workplace Excellence

MGIS is honored as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work” while celebrating its 40th anniversary SALT LAKE CITY, UT, May 10, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ — MGIS is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as one of the winning companies for the prestigious Utah Work/Life Award, therefore being named as one of “Utah’s Best Places to Work”. Presented by Utah’s Department of Workforce services, the Utah Work/Life Award recognizes and honors companies that create an exceptional workplace by effectively addressing employee work/life needs and striving to create and maintain a culture of equity and opportunity. “Utah is known for […]

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